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Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backla…

Kevin Durant Used The Olympics To Take A Break From The ‘Backlash’ In The U.S.

dimemag.com Updated Aug 22 (3 days ago)
Getty Image Since his move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has experienced vitriol from fans the likes of which he’s never seen. After being cast as the wholesome antithesis of LeBron James’ mercenary decision t…
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  • Thunder fan petitions to have name of Oklahoma town changed fro…

    Thunder fan petitions to have name of Oklahoma town changed from Durant to Westbrook

    ESPN.com 54 minutes ago
    Thunder fan petitions to have name of Oklahoma town changed from Durant to Westbrook
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  • Russell Westbrook Can Do What He Wants, And Doesn’t Need Kevin …

    Russell Westbrook Can Do What He Wants, And Doesn’t Need Kevin Durant To Keep Singing In The Car

    dimemag.com Aug 19 (6 days ago)
    I don’t think there is any doubt that Russell Westbrook is ready for next season. The Thunder point guard is the preseason favorite to win the MVP and he’s clearly motivated to show Kevin Durant that he made the wrong decision by going to Golden State. …
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  • Russell Westbrook Is The Odds-On Favorite For NBA MVP Next Seas…

    Russell Westbrook Is The Odds-On Favorite For NBA MVP Next Season

    dimemag.com Aug 16
    Getty Image If there’s one thing everyone can agree on about the fallout from Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, it’s that Russell Westbrook is about to have a monster season. The primal rage that s…
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  • At Least One Of Kevin Durant’s Former Thunder Teammates ‘Didn’t…

    At Least One Of Kevin Durant’s Former Thunder Teammates ‘Didn’t Feel Betrayed’

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    USA TODAY Sports You can bet that the members of the Oklahoma City Thunder had a wide range of reactions this offseason when Kevin Durant decided to join up with the Warriors and leave them behind to pick up the pieces of what used to be a title-contend…
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  • Thunder sign guard Ronnie Price

    Thunder sign guard Ronnie Price

    nba.com Aug 14
    The Oklahoma City Thunder signed guard Ronnie Price, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
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  • Kevin Durant and Warriors highlight NBA's 2016-17 schedule rele…

    Kevin Durant and Warriors highlight NBA's 2016-17 schedule release

    All eyes will be on Kevin Durant and the Warriors this season (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images). Kevin Durant’s move from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Golden State Warriors has unquestionably been the biggest move of the NBA’s 2016 offseason. Not …
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  • Stephen Jackson Blames Tony Parker’s Selfishness For The Spurs’…

    Stephen Jackson Blames Tony Parker’s Selfishness For The Spurs’ 2012 Loss To The Thunder

    dimemag.com Aug 9
    Getty Image Stephen Jackson is one of the more outspoken ex-NBA players around. It should come as no surprise, then, that he blamed San Antonio Spurs point guard and then-teammate Tony Parker for the squad’s loss to the upstart Oklahoma City Thunder in …
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  • Report: Kevin Durant just wants to blend in, man

    Report: Kevin Durant just wants to blend in, man

    yahoo.com Aug 8
    Cool shirt, Kevin Durant. Ever since Kevin Durant decided to join the Golden State Warriors, NBA fans, writers and observers have been trying to figure out what exactly made him decide to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder. Was it long-lingering frustratio…
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  • Michael Jordan On Russell Westbrook: ‘Thirty Years Ago, That’s …

    Michael Jordan On Russell Westbrook: ‘Thirty Years Ago, That’s Me’

    dimemag.com Aug 5
    Getty Image Russell Westbrook finds himself at the center of the NBA universe right now. He’s signed an extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, which is expiring much love from the city, and his relationship with Kevin Durant has gotten a lot of play …
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  • Russell Westbrook Gets A Special ‘Thank You’ From The Biggest B…

    Russell Westbrook Gets A Special ‘Thank You’ From The Biggest Building In Oklahoma City

    Cool touch by the Devon Tower tonight! #ThankYouRuss pic.twitter.com/iifBWIeSHe — Dylan Buckingham (@DylanBuckingham) August 5, 2016 When Kevin Durant left the Thunder, there were some people hurting in Oklahoma City. Fans were angered, jerseys were sol…
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  • Enes Kanter celebrates Westbrook extension by trolling Lakers f…

    Enes Kanter celebrates Westbrook extension by trolling Lakers fans

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    Enes Kanter celebrates with Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook during Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Semifinals. (AP/Alonzo Adams) Despite striking out in free agency for the fourth straight summer, the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly thought they …
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  • Enes Kanter Jokingly Calls Out An Oklahoma City Writer Who Is J…

    Enes Kanter Jokingly Calls Out An Oklahoma City Writer Who Is Joining Kevin Durant In The Bay

    dimemag.com Aug 3
    USA TODAY Sports Since Kevin Durant signed with the Warriors, no Thunder player has been more publicly (and jokingly) mad about it than Enes Kanter. He made a “traitor” joke to Steven Adams when he shaved off his mustache, and has offered suggestions fo…
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  • Russell Westbrook Continues His Love Affair With Reading By Mak…

    Russell Westbrook Continues His Love Affair With Reading By Making This Harry Potter-Inspired Snapchat

    dimemag.com Aug 1
    Russell Westbrook Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was finally released over the weekend, and it’s already breaking records causing everyone to geek out over it (even Luke Skywalker). The latest celebrity to get in on the newest Harry Potter craze is T…
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  • Adam Silver doesn't love the 1+1 deals signed by LeBron and Dur…

    Adam Silver doesn't love the 1+1 deals signed by LeBron and Durant

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    Adam Silver sees lots of risks in two-year contracts with player options. (AFP Photo/Thearon W. Henderson) One of the weirdest things about Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors is that he’s not committ…
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  • Russell Westbrook Laughed Maniacally When Asked How He Felt Abo…

    Russell Westbrook Laughed Maniacally When Asked How He Felt About Kevin Durant

    The Thunder obviously won’t be as good a team next season without Kevin Durant, but it will be exciting to watch them, just to see a pissed off Russell Westbrook taking out his anger and aggression on his opponents. No matter whether or not Westbrook wa…
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  • Doc Rivers Actually Thinks The Clippers Had A Legitimate Shot T…

    Doc Rivers Actually Thinks The Clippers Had A Legitimate Shot To Sign Kevin Durant

    dimemag.com Jul 28
    Getty Image When the clock was ticking on Kevin Durant’s free agency decision, most of the chatter right around the end implied that the main battle for KD’s favor was between the Warriors and the Thunder, with Boston lurking as a wild card third team. …
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  • Kevin Durant Apparently Told Russell Westbrook He Was Returning…

    Kevin Durant Apparently Told Russell Westbrook He Was Returning To The Thunder

    dimemag.com Jul 27
    Getty Image It’s no surprise the relationship between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will never be the same. That was an inevitable consequence of the pair going from teammates to adversaries upon Durant rocking the basketball world by signing with …
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  • Video - Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season? 02:50

    Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?

    Mar 20
    Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
  • Video - The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot 02:40

    The Healing Problems With Durant's Foot

    Mar 20
    Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks 01:04

    Westbrook, Thunder Topple Hawks

    Mar 20
    Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
  • Video - Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak 01:10

    Westbrook, Thunder Snap Celtics' Streak

    Mar 18
    Russell Westbrook scored 36 points and collected 10 assists as the Thunder snapped the Celtics' five-game win streak with a 122-118 victory.